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advanced nuclear technology


POWER Nuclear Notebook: Centrus Deal for Commercial HALEU Supply, Potential Advanced Reactor Demonstration in Ohio

Several industry-led developments and a possible new advanced nuclear demonstration have been announced since the White House working group laid out a national strategy to revive the nuclear industry last…


Bipartisan Nuclear Modernization Bill Clears Congress

A bipartisan bill to modernize regulation of the nation’s nuclear power fleet passed in the U.S. Senate on Dec. 20 and the House on Dec. 21 without much opposition. It…


GE Hitachi Selected by U.S. Department of Energy to Lead Advanced Nuclear Technology Development Project for BWRX-300 with Exelon, Bechtel, HGNE and MIT

WILMINGTON, North Carolina—July 16, 2018—GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to lead a team of industry experts for an advanced nuclear technology…


X-energy and Burns & McDonnell Partner on Deployment of Xe-100 Advanced Nuclear Reactor

GREENBELT, Maryland – September 29, 2016 – X Energy, LLC (X-energy) and Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., have entered into a memorandum of understanding as a step toward deployment…


UK’s new high temperature facility is open for collaboration

A new high temperature mechanical testing facility, hosted and developed by Amec Foster Wheeler in the UK, was officially opened on September 19, 2016. This new laboratory, known as the…